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CITY Fair oaks
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Page Reviewed / Updated – September 30, 2022

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Situated between Sacramento and Folsom on the banks of the American and Gold Rivers, Fair Oaks is a small town with classic tree-lined streets and a vibrant town center. The cost of living in Fair Oaks is lower than the overall average for the state of California, and health care costs are lower than both the national and California averages. Low and moderate income retirees can also save on taxes in California because the state doesn’t collect personal income tax on Social Security payments and reserves the highest tax rates on other types of retirement income for the very wealthy. Assisted living in Fair Oaks averages $5,225 per month, although this can vary significantly among individual facilities.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Fair Oaks, CA, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Fair Oaks, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living Care in Fair Oaks, CA

Assisted living in Fair Oaks and other Sacramento suburbs averages $5,225 per month, according to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. This is $25 lower than the California average of $5,250 but $725 higher than the national average of $4,500. The lowest costs are found in the Central Valley, with Stockton residents paying an average of $3,649, while prices soar to $6,319 in San Francisco. San Diego residents pay $5,475, while Redding residents in Northern California average $4,450 per month for assisted living. 

  • Fair Oaks: $5,225
  • California: $5,250
  • United States: $4,500
  • Stockton: $3,649
  • San Francisco: $6,319
  • San Diego: $5,475
  • Redding: $4,450

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Fair Oaks, CA

Adult day health care is the most affordable type of senior care in Fair Oaks at $2,167. Nursing homes offer the least affordable care, with a private room averaging $14,129 and semiprivate accommodations averaging $10,646. In-home care and home health care average $6,292, but it’s important to note that only home health care provides clinical services. 

  • Assisted Living Facility: $5,225
  • In-Home Care: $6,292
  • Home Health Care: $6,292
  • Adult Day Health Care: $2,167
  • Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $10,646
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $14,129

Note: Data for Fair Oaks was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Sacramento, was used instead.

Sunrise of Fair Oaks

Sunrise of Fair Oaks is conveniently located just a six-minute drive from Lake Natoma with its water activities and walking trails, which makes for a great day out with the whole family. Residents can stay active through the facility's program of daily activities, which include arts and crafts, poetry, dance, exercise classes and excursions into the local area. The campus is surrounded by oak trees and seniors can enjoy the fresh air and landscaped grounds while relaxing in the outdoor seating areas. We included Sunrise of Fair Oaks for the continuum of care it provides as residents' needs change over time.

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  • Restaurant-style meals tailored to resident tastes and nutritional needs
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed nurse

Oakmont of Fair Oaks

Oakmont of Fair Oaks is a luxury retirement community offering a choice of spacious accommodations, from studios to two-bedroom apartments. The busy activities calendar offers plenty to keep seniors physically, intellectually and socially engaged. Residents can join an exercise class in the fitness center, enjoy a game of chess or bridge with their neighbors in the games room, pursue a new hobby in the activity center or take part in a literary presentation in the library. Other amenities include a movie theater, beauty salon and private dining room, where seniors can host family and friends.

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  • Complimentary chauffeur service
  • Indoor and outdoor dining areas and 24-hour bistro

Atria El Camino Gardens

Atria El Camino Gardens is located in Carmichael, five miles outside of Fair Oaks, on 12 acres of park-like grounds shaded by redwoods. The facility's Engage Life program offers seniors daily opportunities to express themselves creatively, connect with each other, have fun, enjoy nature and stay fit with events tailored to meet their particular interests. Residents can fill their days by taking part in writers' workshops, volunteering with the Good Samaritan club, practicing their golf on the putting green, playing cards with friends in the game room or enjoying a manicure in the on-site beauty salon and spa.

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  • Studio and one-bedroom apartments with balconies or patios, kitchenettes and walk-in showers
  • Short-term stays available

Eskaton Lodge Granite Bay

Located 13 miles north of Fair Oaks, Eskaton Lodge Granite Bay is just a mile from Folsom Lake and provides a serene setting for seniors looking to thrive in their retirement. Residents can choose from one of 99 spacious apartment suites with kitchenettes, Wi-Fi and wheelchair access. Throughout the week, seniors can take part in a range of activities, from exercise classes to pet therapy, and enjoy happy hours and social outings with new neighbors and friends. We included Eskaton Lodge Granite Bay for its Kids Connection program that partners with local elementary schools to encourage intergenerational friendships between residents and students.

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  • Around-the-clock caregivers and licensed nurses on-site
  • Pet-friendly community with a dog park

Eskaton Lodge Gold River

Eskaton Lodge Gold River is located three miles south of Fair Oaks, on the edge of the American River Parkway and close to shops, restaurants and medical facilities. The community offers seniors a homey environment where there's always something enriching to do, whatever their age or interests. A full calendar of activities, classes and musical events ensure residents stay physically and mentally active. Twice a week, seniors can join friends on excursions to shopping centers, special community events or picnics at local areas of natural beauty. The picturesque campus features manicured gardens, courtyards and tree-lined pathways where residents can enjoy casual walks or pet-friendly strolls.

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  • Amenities include a salon, library and movie theater
  • Personalized plan of care provided

Oakmont of Carmichael

Oakmont of Carmichael is a 10-minute drive outside of Fair Oaks and sits on a beautifully landscaped campus with picturesque views. Residents can remain physically active by joining the walking club or taking part in yoga or strength and stretch classes. For seniors looking to continue with their hobbies or learn new skills, there are poetry workshops, art classes and a knitting club. The community hosts regular musical performances and happy hours, and residents can join group excursions to local galleries and museums. Oakmont of Carmichael is included in our top 10 because of its modern campus and wide range of amenities.

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  • Continuum of care as residents' needs change
  • Concierge medical services and on-call nursing team

The Terraces of Roseville

The Terraces of Roseville is located 10 miles north of Fair Oaks and close to Skatetown Ice Arena and Roseville Golfland Splash waterpark, both of which are popular attractions for visiting grandchildren. Seniors have a choice of comfortable studio, one- or two-bedroom apartments, all featuring a private bathroom, kitchenette and individual climate control. Residents have plenty of opportunities to socialize with their neighbors and make new friends sitting by the fireplaces in the community sitting rooms or relaxing in the outdoor patio areas, where they can also enjoy the California sunshine.

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  • Activities include exercise classes, arts and crafts, gardening, movie nights and social clubs
  • Meals are served restaurant-style in a three-story dining room

Summerset Senior Living Rancho Cordova

Summerset Senior Living Rancho Cordova is five miles outside of Fair Oaks and conveniently located close to Ancil Hoffman and River Bend parks for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This family-owned community offers seniors the opportunity to live as actively as they wish. Residents can unwind and relax with a soak in the spa or savor a fresh, chef-prepared meal by the fireside. More active residents can join card groups, garden clubs, art classes and exercise sessions or enjoy a game of shuffleboard with their neighbors. Other amenities include an ice cream parlor and an Irish bar with big-screen TVs that hosts regular happy hours.

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  • Monthly outings to historic sites, theater performances, casinos and wineries
  • Low salt, low sugar and special diets accommodated

Brookdale Folsom

Situated just eight miles from Fair Oaks and five miles north of Highway 50, Brookdale Folsom is nestled on beautifully landscaped grounds set around the largest and oldest oak tree in Folsom. The campus features meandering trails, a fishing pond and lush gardens, so seniors can enjoy nature and the fresh air in the comfort of their own community. Residents can fill their week by taking part in a range of activities designed to nourish their mind, soul and spirit, from exercise classes and brain games to root beer socials and movie nights. We included Brookdale Folsom on our top 10 the list for its quiet, peaceful and attractive campus.

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  • Five floor plans to choose from
  • 24-hour caregivers and concierge service

Brookdale Sterling Court

Located just 10 miles north of Fair Oaks is Brookdale Sterling Court, a peaceful community where seniors can choose from five different floor plans, including companion suites for those who don't wish to live alone. Special events, activities, clubs and cultural enrichment programs provide unlimited opportunities for residents to get to know their neighbors and staff members. When not taking part in organized activities, seniors can read in the library, take in a movie in the screening room, get pampered in the hair salon or hang out in the whimsical Coca-Cola room, decorated in the style of a 1950s cafe.

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  • Enclosed courtyard with mature trees, gazebo and comfortable seating
  • Apartments feature large windows to provide plenty of natural light